My Top Tips from 20 Years of Practicing Bikram Yoga

How fitting to write this today, on my anniversary of 20 years of starting yoga! Yep – August 11th, 1998, just a few short months after my mom passed away. I took a class on the advice of friends to help my grieving, and never looked back.    I instantly...

Rajashree Choudhury

Rajashree Choudhury Over my 16 years of teaching, I’ve been blessed to be in the presence and in conversations with Rajashree Choudhury, Bikram’s wife. My first encounter was at Teacher Training, 2001 where she not only taught classes but was the “Mother Teresa” to...

What is Yoga for Real?

“What is Yoga for Real”?  On International Day of Yoga, June 21st, a day established by the United Nations, I was asked to talk about “What is Yoga for Real”?  For the first time BYSJ participated in this “holiday” with free yoga all day, yoga...

Story of a Yogi: Sundar Narayanan

How it all started! On August 8th 2008, I had a bicycle accident – broken right arm and multiple simple fractures. After being in a cast for 12 weeks and physiotherapy for another 6 months, the final conclusion was “you have tendons caught in the metal...